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Kunz Turns the Corner

Kunz will not let a shaky debut slow him down

As anticipated, 2007 top overall pick Eddie Kunz made his big league debut this summer, but he could not have done so without gaining consistency and confidence in his game during his role as Binghamton closer. Now with eyes on next season, Kunz feels he has turned a corner and is just about where he needs to be to turn his short stay in New York into a permanent one.

In a summer that saw a number of fresh faces arrive in New York from the farm, reliever Eddie Kunz stood out for reason a beyond just his promotion. Given his position and his status as the top overall draft pick last year, it was anticipated that at some point this summer he would break through and contribute to a bullpen that received its lumps throughout the season. But Kunz had his own... Recommended Stories